Discipline: Visual Art

Robert Adzema

Discipline: Visual Art
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 1983

Robert Adzema is an American visual artist who works with two things: sundials and watercolors, feeling that the freedom of watercolors offsets the necessary mathematical precision involved in making sundials. Originally trained in watercolor, he co-authored a book about sundial making and has made the devices a part of his sculpture work ever since. His pieces have been displayed in public collections as well as numerous solo exhibitions.



Robert Adzema worked in the Firth studio.

Originally a working barn perched atop the namesake hill of Hillcrest Farm, this building was converted to serve the arts in 1956. A grand set of windows was installed to make the large interior suitable for visual artists, bringing in abundant natural light from the north. The addition of a screened porch and accessible entrance ramp…

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